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LASIK Laser Eye Surgery

March 4th, 2015 7:59 am

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Laser Eye Surgery for Laser Vision Correction, such as LASIK, Custom LASIK, PRK, LASEK, Epi-LASIK and other specialized Laser Eye Surgery procedures offer those who have nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism and in need of vision correction the possibility of freedom from the hassle of eyeglasses and contact lenses.

This requires that patients participate in their eye care by becoming educated consumers as well as patients. Use this website as an educational resource for LASIK facts, to assist you in learning more about Laser Eye Surgery in general, the procedure itself, LASIK surgeons and their experience and education, practice locations, understanding the costs and potential risks and complications..

6 Tips for Weight Loss

January 6th, 2014 9:06 am

1. Cut the salt

Eating more than the recommended 2500mg (1 tablespoon) of sodium each day will cause you to retain water and weight gain. Sodium holds up to 50 times its weight in water. When you limit the amount of sodium you eat your body will begin to expel some that unwanted water weight. The urge to drink water is a good indicator that your sodium intake is too high. As your sodium levels get high your body ask for more water to dilute the sodium by making you thirsty. A lot of bars offer salty snacks such as peanuts and chips for free, after customers get thirsty they will order drinks to quench their thirst. So watch out for salty snacks!

2. Start a cardio + weights workout

A healthy weight loss programme is incomplete without a good exercise routine, and weight training mixed with cardio is the best way to lose weight. Of course, variations and forms exist, but any workout that stresses on muscle tone and increased heart rate will always help you lose weight and keep it off. You can either start a home workout today, or rely on gyms for fitness training. You’ll get a much greater after burn effect from lifting heavier weights because of the high intensity and your body’s metabolism will burn more fat to help your body recover from your heavy weight training workout. Japanese researchers recently found that lifting weights first helps you release more growth hormone which in turn helps your body release more fat to be burned for energy while doing cardio or intervals.

3. Opt for a hobby

It isn’t sufficient to rely on just 30 to 60 minutes of physical activity per day. Moving from bed to office chair, and back to bed, isn’t a healthy way to live. Buy a motion sensor gaming console that lets you enjoy social games with friends and family, plan weekend trips, clean your house once a week, dance, play sports, the list is endless. Get out of the coffee shop and dining table rut, and you’ll have fun along with the healthy weight loss.

4. Combat stress

Stress is always detrimental to healthy weight loss in the long run. Find ways to combat stress and you’ll soon realise that your diet and exercise aren’t sabotaged anymore, and that you truly do see results. Look at yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercises, or simple hobbies like reading to fight stress.

5. Walk after every 4 hours

According to researchers at Missouri University, as quoted by nowloss.com, “sitting down or being virtually inactive for longer than 4 hours slows down your metabolism making it easier for you to store fat so to prevent this from happening try standing up for at least 10 minutes within every 4 hours.”

6. Avoid eating straight from food containers

Never. Yes, never eat straight from a multi-serve packet or container. The basic or natural tendency to keep reaching for the food is given a huge blow if you serve yourself from a small bowl or cup. We suggest you pour out the amount you intend to eat, and give it a stop when it’s over. Try and fight against the subliminal message of ‘no one can eat just one’..